Heidebrechts Line to Peter Heidebrecht

This covers my Heidebrecht line from Dad's paternal grandmother to the earliest, a Peter Heidebrecht who was born before 1700.

Mom as a young woman

My Parents

Elizabeth Kroeker, b.11/29/1918, d.11/10/1997 at home in Hague.



my Dad as a young man

Heinrich H. Friesen, b.2/20/1916, d.2/24/2007 in Rosthern, Saskatchewan. He married Elizabeth Kroeker on 10/17/1947 (daughter of Gerhard Kroeker and Elisabeth Friesen).





My Grandparents

my grandparents when retired to Clearbrook, BC

Heinrich W. Friesen, b.12/20/1886 in Morris, Manitoba, d.7/26/1977. He married Maria Spenst on 4/4/1915 in Herbert, Saskatchewan.

Maria Spenst, b.2/13/1893 in Langdon, North Dakota.(daughter of Gerhard Spenst and Elizabeth Veer. Maria d.9/6/1983 in Abbotsford, BC.

My Great-Grandparents

Klaas Friesen, b. 8/19/1858 in Lichtfelde, Molotschna, South Russia, d. 3/17/1932, buried in Beaver Flat, Saskatchewan. His old style birth date was 7 Aug. Baptismal date is not given in the Bergthal Book, but 1926 is the date given for joining the Bergthal Church. Klaas and Anna had 7 sons and 1 daughter. They lived in Rosenort, MB and then moved to Beaver Flat, SK about in 1906. The Fehr Register shows his baptism date as 6/3/1878. He married (1)Anna Warkentin 6/3/1878. He married (2)Elisabeth Unger on 10/3/1926, b.1/20/1863 in Grommosky, South Russia, Elisabeth: R164-3*. SUV-016 says she was born 1/20/1862. She joined Bergthal Church in 1906. Moved to Herbert, Saskatchewan.

Anna Warkentin, b.7/5/1859 in Fischau, Molotschna, South Russia, d.12/23/1921 in Beaver Flat, Saskatchewan, buried in Beaver Flat, Saskatchewan. Her old style birth date is 23 June. The Fehr Register shows her baptism date as 6/3/1878.

My Great-Great-Grandparents

Cornelius Friesen, b.1/4/1832 in Ohrloff, Molotschna, South Russia, d.12/27/1911, buried in Beaver Flat, Saskatchewan. Excelsior Echos says he died in 1910, but he is in the 1911 Canada census at SE10-19-12W3 where he is buried on son Klaas' homestead. He married Maria Hiebert on 10/1/1857 in Russia.

Maria Hiebert, b.4/21/1832 in Alexanderwohl, Molotschna, South Russia, d.1919 in Saskatchewan, buried in Beaver Flat, Saskatchewan. SUV260 says her o.s. birth date was 4/9/1832.

3rd Great-Grandparents

Johann Abraham Friesen, b.2/10/1789 in Kalteherberge, Gross Werder, Prussia, d.1/15/1840 in Ohrloff, Molotschna, South Russia. Thiessen says he was born on 3/15/1789 and died on 1/14/1840. In the 1835 census, he is listed at Orloff #11, where it says he came to Russia in 1804. The 1814 Molotschna records say he was then at Ohrloff #10. He married (1)Maria Klaassen, b.4/4/1793 in Mierau, Gross Werder, Prussia, d.1830 in Molotschna Colony, South Russia. He married (2)Katharina Heidebrecht, Abt 1830.

Katharina Heidebrecht, b.11/9/1812 in Lichtenau, Molotschna, South Russia. (The Heydebrecht book calls her "Catarina," but the 1835 Molotschna Census entry calls her "Margaretha." Her birth entry at Unruh, p.332, calls her "Catarina"! I am assuming her name is Katharina. However, the family record for son David in the Pueblo M.B. Church records calls her "Margaretha.")

4th Great-Grandparents

Cornelius Jacob Heidebrecht, b.1780 in Krebsfelde, Gross Werder, Prussia, d. in Molotschna Colony, South Russia. In the 1808 census, he is listed at Lichtenau #4, and is said to have come from Krebsfelde, Prussia. The 1835 Molotschna Census lists him at Lichtenau #4. Migrated from West Prussia to Molotschna, Russia in October 1803. He, along with his mother Katharina and sisters Agatha and Katharina, passed through Grodno, Russia on 10/14/1803. His brother Jacob and wife Judith passed through Grodno at the same time. He married Margaretha _____.

Margaretha _____, b.1786 in Prussia, d.in South Russia.

5th Great-Grandparents

Jacob Heidebrecht, b.Abt 1747, d.9/22/1785 in Krebsfelde, Gross Werder, Prussia. He died at age 38. He married Catharina Fast.

Catharina Fast, b.1749, d. in Lichtenau, Molotschna, South Russia. Migrated from West Prussia to Molotschna, Russia in October, 1803. She passed through Grodno, Russia on 10/14/1803. The entry is as follows: Katharina Heidebrecht 54, son Kornelius 21, daughter Agatha 24, Katharina, 24. Son Jacob and his wife Judith also passed through Grodno on the same day.

6th Great-Grandparents

Peter Heidebrecht, b.Bef 1700, d.11/ /1770 in Krebsfelde, Gross Werder, Prussia. He married (1) _____ _____. He married (2)Katharina Braun, b.Mar 1721, d.11/3/1782 in Krebsfelde, Gross Werder, Prussia, Katharina: When she married Peter Heydebrecht, she was identified as "Widow Fast." The Heydebrecht book says she died 11/3/1782.

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